1 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES The addiction and mental health services funded by the ADAMHS Board are part of a much larger human services system in Cuyahoga County. This system is diverse and complex, with many agencies, public and private, and simply too numerous to list here. Following is a listing of some services and agencies that may directly aid in meeting needs for independent living, employment, and reduced hospitalization: DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities Lakeside Ave. East, Cleveland, Ohio Fax This is the primary organization responsible for planning, funding, and providing services for people with developmental disabilities. EMPLOYMENT Cuyahoga Employment and Family Services Virgil E. Brown Center, 1641 Payne Avenue...Fax Cleveland, Ohio Administers federal and state programs which assist Ohio Works First participants to achieve employment and self-sufffi ciency. Includes job search, education, job training, placement services, and assistance with child care and transportation. The Employment Alliance Detroit Ave. 3 rd Floor...Fax Cleveland, Ohio Provides a comprehensive range of pre-employment and competitive employ ment services to adults in Cuyuahoga County who have mental illness. The Employment Alliance is a provider in the Ticket to Work initiative in the State of Ohio and follows an evidence-based supported employment model that focuses on rapid engagement of the consumer and linkage to employment. Ohio Legal Rights Service (TTY) An independent agency of the State of Ohio, the Ohio Legal Rights Service (LRS) is the system to protect and advocate the rights of people with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act of This includes assisting individuals with problems such as abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology, special education, housing, employment, community integration, voting and rights protection issues with the juvenile and criminal justice systems. LRS is Ohio's federally mandated Protection and Advocacy System for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI).
2 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES (cont d) Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services Ohio Department of Job and Family Services offers a wide range of assistance, including unemployment compensation, health care, cash assistance, food assistance, child care, child support enforcement and administration, and employment and training assistance. Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission The state agency designated to assist Ohioans with disabilities to fi nd or retain employment, including vocational evaluation, training, and supportive services. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATION AND REFERRAL AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland Ohio s oldest and largest AIDS service organization....fax The Lesbian/Gay Community Service Center of Greater Cleveland Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH Fax A multi-service agency providing programs, meeting space, awareness and advocacy for lesbian/ gay/bisexual/transgender communities. United Way Services, First Call For Help, or (Voice and TTY) A free community service with information about social, health and government resources. Available 24 hours a day, every day. Simply dial 2-1-1, or browse the online directory. HOUSING Cleveland Tenants Organization Perkins Ave., Suite 3A-4...Fax Cleveland, OH www.clevelandtenants.org Provides counseling for tenants on their rights and responsibilities, and assists tenants and landlords to negotiate their differences. Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland Euclid Ave, Suite 700, Cleveland, OH Fax This private, non-profi t organization 's Housing Services Program provides assistance to qualifi ed low-income individuals or families needing housing or facing homelessness. Call (216)
3 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES (cont d) Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) 1441 West 25 th Street Cleveland, Ohio Fax Owns and manages property and administers rent subsidy programs to provide eligible lowincome persons good, safe, affordable housing. CMHA maintains an accredited police department to ensure safe places to live and work, and a social services department that develops programs to enhance the quality of life of its residents. CMHA Applications Offi ce Carl B. Stokes Social Services Mall, First Floor 6001 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio Progressive Action Council of CMHA Woodland Avenue...Fax Cleveland, Ohio Serves to strengthen relationships between residents and the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) by negotiating with CMHA to resolve housing problems such as eviction, billing, repairs, and sanitary conditions. INCOME/PUBLIC ASSISTANCE Cuyahoga Employment and Family Services Virgil E. Brown Center...Fax Payne Avenue,Cleveland, Ohio Improves the economic well-being and quality of life for the people of Cuyahoga County by providing access to jobs, benefi ts, community services and strengthening families. Empowerment Center of Greater Cleveland Euclid Avenue Suite #100, Cleveland, Ohio Fax Assists and advocates for low-income people; provides community resources and referrals for low-income people; provides emergency food to clients served by the agency every 60 days; encourages low-income persons to become involved with public policy. Social Security Administration (TTY) For eligible persons, provides income and medical benefi ts such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Medicare.
4 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES (cont d) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Academy of Medicine of Cleveland/ Northern Ohio Medical Association... Maintains a physician referral service, including psychiatrists, and handles complaints regarding physicians. Cleveland Psychological Association Provides information and referrals regarding psychological services and psychologists in the Cleveland area. State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board... Fax Infl uences the development of the profession through teaching, services, and research. RIGHTS AND ADVOCACY Call For Action South Marginal Road, Cleveland, Ohio Serves as a non-profit referral and ombudsman service for Cuyahoga County, with special emphasis on government and legal problems. Citizens of Cuyahoga County Ombudsman Office Euclid Avenue, #650 Cleveland, Ohio Fax Receives, investigates, and seeks to resolve all justifi ed citizens complaints against county government-related departments, agencies, and services. Legal Aid Society of Cleveland Downtown Offi ce West Sixth Street... Fax The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland provides free legal services to low-income people. It handles a wide range of civil legal matters. You may call or come into one of the offices weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Persons aged 60 or older who have a legal question for an attorney can call and ask for the Senior Helpline.
5 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES (cont d) Ohio Department of Mental Health's Office of Consumer Recovery Supports The Office of Consumer Recovery Supports is the gatekeeper of recovery resources and supports for ODMH. Our vision is for consumers to experience a world in which their hopes are achieved, their chocies are honored and their differences are valued. Ohio Empowerment Coalition Formed in 2009, the Ohio Empowerment Coalition (OEC) is a consumer-operated organization that consists of members statewide who are united to provide a platform for the voice of people with mental illness; to support persons and groups working to transform systems, and to promote wellness, mental health recovery, and resilience. SELF-HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPS Abraham Low Self-Help Systems Abraham Low Self-Help Systems is a merger of Recovery International and The Abraham Low Institute and consists of more than 500 community-based peer-led self-help meetings, telephone meetings and online forums that use the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives. Call or visit their Web site for meeting information. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance A national association that offers educational materials and information on support groups. Schizophrenics Anonymous A 12-step program to assist people with schizophrenia. Call for information on meetings. Tourette Syndrome Association of Ohio A state-wide association that offers educational materials and information on support groups. STATE OF OHIO Ohio Department of Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS) State agency that coordinates and oversees alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention programs in Ohio.
6 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES (cont d) Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) State agency responsible for providing assistance and employment services to Ohio s families. Ohio Department of Mental Health (ODMH) State agency ensuring that quality mental health care is available in communities to all Ohioans. SUPPORT FOR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS NAMI OH1O Fax A statewide, nonprofit organization to improve life for family members and friends of people with mental illness by means of mutual support, education, advocacy, and support of research. Local affi liate group: NAMI Greater Cleveland PLAN of Northeast Ohio, Inc Planned Lifetime Assistance Network (PLAN) provides home based social work services by LISWs to persons with mental illness & to their families and offers a wide range of social & recreational activities for its members. Suicide Prevention Education Alliance (SPEA) of NE Ohio Chagrin Blvd., Suite Fax Cleveland, Ohio www.speaneohio.org Suicide Prevention Education Alliance (SPEA), formerly known as American Foundation of Suicide Prevention of Northeast Ohio (AFSP), was founded in 1992 by Lyman H (Tim) Treadway, after the loss of his son to suicide.the organization has trained more than 5,000 professionals in youth suicide prevention. SPEA's mission is to prevent suicide and promote recognition of adolescent depression through education and alliances with community partners.
7 OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES (cont d) SYSTEM OF CARE Cuyahoga Tapestry System of Care... Phone Prospect Avenue, 3rd Floor...Fax Cleveland, Ohio www.cuyahogatapestry.org The Cuyahoga Tapestry System of Care is a partnership of parent leaders, local agencies, neighborhood centers, and public partners that take a family-centered, team approach to serving children with multiple needs. The system of care is for the family who has a child at risk for or already involved with multiple child-serving systems or services, like Juvenile Court, the Department of Children and Family Services, alcohol and other drug counseling, and mental health. Rather than looking at what is wrong with the family, the team looks at the family s strengths, needs, culture, and takes action. TRANSPORTATION Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Offers reduced-fare bus passes for eligible persons with disabilities, including mental illness. RTA Paratransit of Cleveland A service of the Regional Transit Authority, functions as a pre-scheduled, door-to-door transit service within designated zones, for Cuyahoga County residents ages 65 or older, or for people who are not able to independently ride public buses. Notes:
8 INPATIENT TREATMENT Through continued development of public and private partnerships, the ADAMHS Board has an ongoing commitment to reduce the need for hospitalization of mental health consumers. When hospitalization is necessary, the ADAMHS Board is in favor of the best possible inpatient care, public or private, to restore the individual to the community as soon as possible. State-Operated Hospital: Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare There is one state-operated psychiatric hospital with two campuses that serve Cuyahoga County residents regardless of their ability to pay. Although the hospitals are operated by the State of Ohio/Ohio Department of Mental Health, all admissions are authorized by the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County. The purpose of this authorization is to make sure that hospitalization is in the best interest of the individual, as compared to a less restrictive community alternative. Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare Cleveland Campus S. Point Drive Cleveland, Ohio Northfi eld Campus Sagamore Rd # 107B Northfi eld, Ohio Other Local Hospitals The following area hospitals offer mental health and chemical dependency services for adults and children. Please contact the hospital of your choice for more information about services and admission criteria. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of Psychiatry and Psychology...(adults, children) Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH St. John West Shore Behavioral Health Center Serenity Hall...(adults) Center Ridge Road Westlake, OH St. Vincent Charity Hospital East 22 nd Street Cleveland, OH Psychiatric Emergency Room...(adults) Rosary Hall Addiction Center...(adults) Geropsychiatry Program... (seniors)
9 INPATIENT TREATMENT (cont d) Lakewood Hospital...(all ages) Detroit Avenue Lakewood, OH Laurelwood Hospital... (all ages) Euclid Avenue Willoughby, OH Lutheran Hospital Behavioral Health Services...(adults, seniors) W. 25 th Cleveland, OH Marymount Hospital Behavioral Health Center... (adolescents, adults, seniors) McCracken Road Garfi eld Hts., OH Huron Hospital...(adults) Terrace Road East Cleveland, OH hour intake line The MetroHealth System Center for Behavioral Health, Child and Adolescent Services MetroHealth Drive Cleveland, OH Parma General Hospital... (seniors) Behavioral Center for Older Adults 7007 Powers Boulevard Parma, OH Southwest General Health Center Oakview Behavioral Health... (adolescents, adults) Bagley Road Middleburg Hts., OH Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Brecksville Campus...(adults) Brecksville Road Brecksville, OH Wade Park Campus...(adults) East Boulevard Cleveland, OH University Hospitals Case Medical Center... (all ages) Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106
10 STAY INFORMED he ADAMHS Board offers residents of Cuyahoga County an opportunity to stay informed and T become involved as advocates for mental health and alcohol and other addiction issues. Through , clients, consumers, family members and the public receive the latest news and action alerts about legislation and other issues that impact mental health and alcohol and other addictions in Cuyahoga County, the state of Ohio and the United States. Being on our list also allows you to receive other information, such as the CEO Headliners newsletter, Training Institute schedule, Annual Report, Recovery Month and Mental Health Month Calendar of Events, and invitations to our Annual Meeting and other special events. Stay informed. Have your name placed on our mailing and/or lists by contacting the External Affairs Division at or at (216) , ext Another way to stay informed is to access the Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board s Web site at You can fi nd client, consumer and family information, service providers, facts about alcohol and other drugs and mental health, news and legislation, board publications and general information about the Board. The Network of Care site, offers a comprehensive directory of behavioral health services available in Cuyahoga County. It also supplies up-to-date information about diagnoses, insurance, legislation, advocacy, emergency services and daily news from around the world concerning behavioral health. It allows you to establish private and secure folders to keep important information about health care, community support services and more that can be shared with family, friends and providers. A special section for providers allows for the exchanging of ideas and challenges through private message boards and creation of separate Web sites. Please note: An up-to-date version of this services directory is available on the ADAMHS Board's Web site, under the Finding Help tab.
11 Notes: Treatment works. People recover.
12 This Services Directory was published as a community service by the Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County 2012 West 25 th Street, 6 th Floor Cleveland, Ohio Tel: (216) Fax: (216) TDD/TTY: (216) Web: Board of Directors Rev. Charlotte Still Noble, Chair Harvey A. Snider, Vice Chair Eugenia Cash, Second Vice Chair Rev. Iris Lynn Bailey J. Robert Fowler, Ph.D. David E. Biegel, Ph.D. Rev. Benjamin F. Gohlstin, Sr. Reginald C. Blue, Ph.D. Pythias D. Jones, Ph.D. Pastor Charles E. Brown Rick A. Kemm, MNO Marc G. Crosby J. Richard Romaniuk, Ph. D. Tatiana Falcone, M.D. Ericka L. Thoms Richard A. Folbert Mary R. Warr Anngela Williams Executive Council William M. Denihan, Chief Executive Offi cer, ext. 816 Carol Krajewski, Executive Specialist, ext. 821 Christine Paternoster, Administrative Offi cer, ext. 819 Lynette Walker, Executive Assistant, ext. 818 Valeria A. Harper, Chief Operating Offi cer, ext. 705 Christina Delos Reyes, M.D., Chief Clinical Offi cer, ext. 728 Cassandra Richardson, Chief Financial Offi cer, ext. 829 Tami A. Fischer, Director of Human Resources, ext. 810 John Garrity, Ph.D., Director of Evaluation & Research, ext. 740 Scott S. Osiecki, Director of External Affairs, ext. 814 Yancey Quinn, Director of Information Systems, ext. 803 Improving lives through wellness, recovery and independence Printed: February 2011
13 2012 West 25 th Street, 6 th Floor, Cleveland, Ohio TEL: FAX: TDD/TTY: WEB: About the Artwork: Like Praise to Him Damaris Abreu was fi rst diagnosed with manic depressive, now bipolar disorder, at the age of 21. She remained untreated for 11 years. Today, Damaris is a married mother of three. Among her ambitions are to return to teaching part-time, do some freelance writing, and to publish books featuring illustration and photography. She continues to advocate for people with mental illness through speaking engagements to help fi ght stigma and she shares God s hope through her poetry and artwork. Printed on Recycled Paper Equal Opportunity Employer
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